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Grateful Dead Live at P.N.E. Coliseum on 1974-05-17

Set 1:
d1t01 - The Promised Land
d1t02 - Deal
d1t03 - The Race Is On
d1t04 - Ramble On Rose
d1t05 - Jack Straw
d1t06 - Dire Wolf
d1t07 - Beat It On Down The Line
d1t08 - Loose Lucy
d1t09 - Big River
d1t10 - It Must Have Been The Roses
d1t11 - Mexicali Blues
d1t12 - Row Jimmy
d2t01 - Playing In The Band

Set 2:
d2t02 - U.S. Blues
d2t03 - Me And My Uncle
d2t04 - Ship Of Fools
d2t05 - Money Money
d2t06 - China Cat Sunflower ->
d2t07 - I Know You Rider
d2t08 - Greatest Story Ever Told
d2t09 - Sugaree
d3t01 - Truckin' ->
d3t02 - Nobody's Fault But Mine ->
d3t03 - Eyes Of The World ->
d3t04 - China Doll
d3t05 - Sugar Magnolia

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Date May 17, 1974
Venue P.N.E. Coliseum
Location Vancouver, BC, Canada

Source SBD -> Master Reel -> Cassette -> Dat -> CD D
Lineage CD -> Samplitude Professional v10.02 -> Cool Edit Pro v2.0 -> FLAC
Transferred by Charlie Miller


Patch Info:
Unknown Mics -> Cassette Master -> Cassette -> HD (shnid=28041) supplies:
The Promised Land (0:32 - 0:35)
Unknown Mics -> Cassette Master -> HD (shnid=28041) supplies:
Playing In The Band (16:58 - 17:24)
-- All disc changes are seamless
-- Many flaws cleaned up
-- This source has more tuning than the other circulating sources
-- Reel flip in China Doll cleaned up with crossfade
-- Thanks to Joe B. Jones for his help with the pitch correction
-- Patch source was slow but has been fixed


Reviewer: DMTrue13 - - May 25, 2014
Subject: Shrieking Freaks
This is amazing , great performance. How many times did they play Vancouver? I did some research,didnt get an answers but got some amusing stories/history. It seems like whoever is running the soundboard is using the first song as a sound check.Thats lame for us listening to the recording, but cool to just hear the bass and drums for a bit, they are holding it together.Nice Ramble on Rose,Eyes-everything! I like sound boards, but it is nice to hear a little bit of the crowd sometimes, like the shrieking freak at the start of Ramble on Rose.
Reviewer: njpg - - May 23, 2014
Subject: -
An excellent show! 74 SBDs can be a little sharp-toned at the high end, but that was the sound system they had.
Reviewer: kev8490 - - August 7, 2013
Subject: Picture
Wall of sound picture, taken at the PNE Coliseum on May 17 1974.
Reviewer: St. Vitus - - June 22, 2013
Subject: 5 17 74
We just reviewed this one at the new transitive axis site.
Reviewer: gr8fuldad73 - - May 20, 2013
Subject: smokin' 74' show!
A very nice spring 74'show.jerry is rockin and the band follows suit.gr8 song selections and excellent jamming.
Reviewer: mid-maine - - May 18, 2012
Subject: Simply put . . .
. . . this is the best China->Rider ever. It has it all. Of course, it helps to have the CM remaster, though the earlier boards in circulation going back to '89 (for me) were no slouches either. Do yourself a favor and savor this flavor.
Reviewer: Terrapinturtle77 - - November 25, 2011
Subject: 74 Dead
Great show. Great Eyes. Great china rider. just great
Reviewer: Folkhippy - - July 3, 2010
Subject: Row Jimmy
I just have to put a plug in for Row Jimmy. Definitely one of the best versions out there. Keith is playing Rhodes and Phil is playing really far out bass lines. So tranquil and beautiful. #1 Dead tune that makes me cry (right up there with Comes a Time and Warf Rat).
Reviewer: TheAmazingKWaves - - December 26, 2009
Subject: china>rider
one of the best transitions you will find. It is not long but very hot. Lots of other highlights hey it's 74 the turn on a dime dead as Phil puts it in his book.
Reviewer: BIG_R - - November 25, 2009
Subject: 5-17-74
Exellent show. Perfect sound from Mr. Miller. Here's a tip. Most of the boards from this era start off with a terrible mix for the first song or so. Don't let that stop you. They just keep getting better until the point where you're at the seventh or eighth track thinking wow this is amazing.
Reviewer: dead72 - - May 19, 2009
Subject: More Kudos for Charlie
Mr. Miller, I have never met you, but I have yet to find a soundboard from you that isn't the best available. Not just sound, but in some cases substantial reconstruction. Thank you.

Good show from the May 1974 Northwestern swing.
Reviewer: LandonJames - - April 11, 2009
Subject: Another Charlie Miller Masterpiece
The name Charlie Miller guarantees a quality recording. Performance is a little slow to start, but by the time they hit "Big River" the band is firing on all cylinders. Although Bob pulls a Jerry at the beginning of Truckin', the musicianship more than makes up for any lyrical gaffes. Give this one a listen, you won't be disapointed
Reviewer: JerryInaPouch - - March 8, 2009
This is a *MUST HAVE* show! Check out the Eyes and the Jack straw- Jerry isn't noodling, he's playing his EYES out!!! Amazing how CLEAN this board is- you'd be a FOOL to pass it up!!!!

Peace all.

(used to be a four star show; after B.G. and C.M. got through with it, it's now DEFINITELY a FIVE STAR SHOW!! HANDS DOWN!!!!!!!!!!)

Love ya!!!!


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